JUNE 17-20, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS CONVENTION CENTER
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA USA
Attendees at HITEC, the world's largest hospitality technology show

HITEC 2019 Schedule 

Note: Program content and schedule are subject to change without notice. Please also reference see each day's event listing in the menu.

Please note that Super Sessions and Concurrent Sessions are only available to Full Conference Registration badges.  All other education offerings to include the E20X Pitch Competition, Opening Keynote, General Sessions, Technology Showcases, Exhibitor Tutorials and Tech Talks, are open to all registrants. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16
3:00 - 6:00 PM
Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open

DAY 1, MONDAY, JUNE 17
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7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open
About HFTP Information Desk
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
CLEAR Signup Kiosks available

7:30 – 8:00 AM
Beverage Service
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM  Super Sessions - Full Conference Registrants Only
-What is AI Really?
-Fraud Best Practices

9:15 – 9:45 AM
Beverage Service
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM  Concurrent Sessions
-Independent Hotel in a Big Box World - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Technology: And How it Shapes Brand Standards - Full Conference Registrants Only
-The Next Big Industry Threat - Full Conference Registrants Only
Registrants Only
-Technology Investment - Full Conference Registrants Only
11:00 AM – 12 :00 PM  Concurrent & Technology Showcase Sessions
-5G—Not just Another G 
- Full Conference Registrants Only
-Next Gen Travelers: Millennials and Generation Z Reshaping the Industry - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Multiple Data Privacy Regulations - Full Conference Registrants Only
-How Evolving Technology Will Impact the Front Desk - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Technology Showcase 1 - Technology Insights & Trends: Discover Your Hotel "TECH IQ" - Presented by Cirq+ - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Women in Hospitality Technology Luncheon - Separate ticket required
12:30 – 4:30 PM
CHAE & CHTP Exams
1:00 - 2:15 PM  Super Session
-Fireside Chat: View from the Top - Full Conference Registrants Only
2:30 - 4:00 PM 
E20X Pitch Competition - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
4:00 – 4:30 PM
Beverage Service
4:30 - 5:45 PM
Opening Keynote: Beyond Tomorrow - The Human RevolutionAll HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
8:00 - 10:30 PM
Opening Party Presented by Samsung

DAY 2, TUESDAY JUNE 18
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7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open​
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

CLEAR Signup Kiosks available
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
About HFTP Information Desk

8:00 – 8:30 AM
Beverage Service

8:30 – 10:00 AM
General Session & Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame Induction -  All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Exhibits Open 

HFTP Member Retreat
10:30 AM – 2:45 PM
Exhibitor Tutorials 1-6 in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
11:00 – 11:15 AM
Tech Talks 1- 4 in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
-Technology Showcase 2 - All About the CCPA for the Hospitality Industry: How to Tackle California’s New Privacy Law - Presented by OneTrust - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
2:00 – 2:15 PM
Tech Talks 5-8 in Exhibit Hall
 - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
3:30 – 4:00 PM
Beverage Service
4:00 – 5:00 PM - About HFTP Information Desk Concurrent & Technology Showcase Sessions
-Ethics I- Ethical Dilemmas/ A Practical Approach 
- Full Conference Registrants Only
-Data Protection/Security - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Biometrics - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Personal Panic Alarms - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Technology Showcase 3 - Decoding the Guestprint - Presented by Cendyn - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.

DAY 3, WEDNESDAY JUNE 19
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8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CLEAR Signup Kiosks available
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
About HFTP Information Desk
8:00 – 8:30 AM
Beverage Service
8:30 - 9:30 AM
-Technology Showcase 4- Empower your employees with Microsoft Teams - Presented by Microsoft - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
8:30 – 10:00 AM Super Sessions
-Integration with Application of Guest Technology- Full Conference
-Distribution Channel Management Today- Full Conference
Registrants Only
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Exhibits Open
HFTP Member Retreat
10:30 AM – 2:45 PM
Exhibitor Tutorials 7-12 in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
11:00 – 11:15 AM
Tech Talks 9-12 in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
2:00 – 2:15 PM
Tech Talks 13-16 in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
2:30 – 3:00 PM
Beverage Service
3:00 – 4:00 PM About HFTP Information Desk, Concurrent & Technology Showcase Sessions
-Taking Advantage of AI to Inform Revenue Management and Marketing Decisions - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Hospitality IT Turnover - Full Conference Registrants Only
-The Sharing Economy: What is Our New Competitive Reality? - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Digital Transformation for Hospitality - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Technology Showcase 5- Oracle Hospitality Cloud - Platform for Hotel Sales, Events & Operations - Presented by Oracle - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.

DAY 4, THURSDAY JUNE 20
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8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open
8:30 – 9:00  AM
Beverage Service
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

About HFTP Information Desk
9:00 – 10:00 AM  Concurrent & Technology Showcase Sessions
-Ethics II- Doing What is Right 
- Full Conference Registrants Only
-Your People are Worth It: Leveraging Human Capital Technologies - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Technology Showcase 6- To Be Determined - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Exhibits Open
HFTP Member Retreat

10:30 - 11:45 AM
Exhibitor Tutorials 13-14 in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend

12:00 – 12:45 PM
Tech Talk 17 in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants welcome to attend
1:45 – 2:15 PM
Beverage Service
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
About HFTP Information Desk
2:15 – 3:15 PM
Closing General Session - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.

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